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of buena vista in the first months of 1847. the second theater of war, general stephen carney travels west from fort leavenworth in kansas to new mexico, conquering new mexico to california. that happens about the same time. neither of these tremendously to restrain what polk wants, which is peace and the securing of california and texas into the american union. mexico refuses to surrender despite the fact trees of both taylor and carney. the poked pope is jesus and winfield scott to invade central mexico. he bombards veracruz and travels through central mexico securing the capital of the fall of 1847. now in the eyes of americans, it was sort of a foregone conclusion that there sideway because most u.s. citizens harbored a host of racist police of mexican men. foremost among them being mexican men were too lazy and cowardly to fight. in point of fact, mexican troops but very hard as you can see in this print, mexico produces few images of the were so it's great when you find them so you can get a sense of how their envisioning this happening. mexico lost all of these battles and ultimatel
of the page. >>> university of pennsylvania professor stephen hahn discusses his book the political world of slavery and freedom. that's next on booktv. he argues historians have presented an incomplete picture of african american emancipation and struggle for civil rights that followed. professor hahn was interviewed at the university of pennsylvania in philadelphia as part of book tv college series. >> university of pennsylvania history professor steven speed is the author of this book "the and political worlds of slavery and freedom." professor hahn before we get into the subject of the book what is this image on the front cover? >> that's a very good question coming and the answer is i have no idea. the editor and the press proposes it is a very eye-catching image. when i showed it to friends and colleagues to have no idea what it meant. it doesn't clearly relate to anything that took that's how they chose it. it's a really interesting photographs, and i think it speaks to complex connections within the african-american communities that involved gender as well as power but beyond that
. stephen curry, a little behind the back, to jarrett jack! warriors up 11. david lee has his seventh straight double-double. knocks down a jumped here. 20 points, 11 rebounds. the warriors blew away the hawks 115-93. they are 6-and-8 with ten road wins. >>> add another california state title, the king of high school football, a last business trip for spartans, taking on centennial from corona. top two teams in the state. pepe, 141 yards, one of his four touchdowns. 21-0, spartans. third quarter, centennial, trying to get back in it. weber, and he gets free. the huskies still in it. 28-14, early second half. turning point here. a catch. and he is stripped of the ball! the spartans get it! and on the very next play, chris williams to lone star. and good night. they win 48-28, to win their fourth straight title. 399th win. >>> now, marin catholic, for a division 3 finale with madison. slick hit. 21-0 in the second. but madison scored 31 unanswered points. on 4th down, touchdown. marin catholic fell behind 31- 21 in the fourth quarter. watch this catch. he goes up top. it is hauled in by
the big-name author decides to self published james patterson, stephen king, i will be my own publisher. that has not have been the at. >> host: we are out of time. we asked both sarah weinman and bob minzesheimer in
standard, steven stephen hayessd charles krauthammer. we talk about this earlier, steve, and some called for gun control, today, and you heard some talking about mental illness and how big a problem that is and being looked at. policy-wise, beyond this speech tonight, because ed is saying that, really, that is not the focus. where does this go? >> we will have a big debate about gun control. we have seen that taking place. people like bloomberg has had this for a cause a good many years. i do hope we also have a sustained debate about civil commitment and how we deal with mental illness. it is very clear when you look back at the series of shootings we have had, our society has big questions to answer on how to deal with the mentally ill and dangerously mentally ill, the people, where there is a society that does not want to categorize people or commit people but clearly what we are doing is not working. that has to be part of this broader discussion. >>bret: there was an amazing piece on twitter, "i am adam lanza's mother" written by a mother who described in very great detail having a
interesting to see those political documents falling after his name. host: stephen, thank you so much. we have been talking this morning about the shooting on friday in connecticut. president obama will be headed to new town this evening. he will be attending a memorial service and he will speak at an interfaith vigil for the families and the victims. he will be meeting with the families and he will be thanking the first responders. all of that this evening on c- span. we will be right here. something else that we are doing right now this holiday season is looking at the chaplains who work in the building behind us in the u.s. capitol. you can find more information about this on our facebook page. you will be able to see who these people are, their biographies, and you will be able to learn more information about them. coming up next, we will be learning more about the so- called fiscal cliff. later on, the president of dreamworks will talk to us about the future of the tree -- the tea party. >> coming up later, we will vieira network tv talk shows on c-span radio. the focus on all of those sh
comes to this debate with a great deal of knowledge. on my left is professor stephen vladeck at american university washington college of law. we agree the nationalized expert also part of the military tribunal and has many amicus briefs to the high court and has written on a broad range of issues and our own committee on un national-security. senior editor the peer review on policy and a senior contributor to one of the first things we look in the morning after the times. >> after the times? >> after and he clerked for the honorable judge of the night of the circuit and also the u.s. court of appeals. and was editor at the yet yale law journal. to both very talented the debate is entitled potential policy. we set it up to do it live stephen most art and then we will have the response. >> it is of pleasures to be here and four you guys to put this to gather to having a the fortitude to have the purchase of a. i am a firm believer the best we can do is raise the level of debate to engage with each other or talk past each other. those remarks that virtually consistent with the book one que
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